PITTSBURGH ASSIGNS WALLACE TO WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON
WILKES-BARRE, PA –The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Tim Wallace to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero.
Wallace appeared in three contests for Pittsburgh posting a plus-one rating during his latest stint with the Penguins. He has appeared in 16 games, recording two assists and a plus-two rating during three stints with Pittsburgh . He made his NHL debut Dec. 10 at New Jersey and registered his first NHL point, an assist, Dec. 18 at Atlanta . He has 16 points (11 goals, five assists) along with 39 penalty minutes in 39 contests with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season.
The native of Anchorage , Alaska recorded 26 points (12 goals, 14 assists) and 82 penalty minutes in 74 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last season. The 6-1, 206-pound forward also posted eight points (two goals, six assists) along with 21 penalty minutes in 22 playoff contests, helping the Penguins reach the Calder Cup Finals.
The 24-year old forward has played 145 games in the AHL for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, scoring 56 points (28 goals, 28 assists) along with 160 penalty minutes. He has registered 10 points (three goals, seven assists) and 23 penalty minutes in 33 post-season appearances with the Penguins. Wallace signed with Pittsburgh as a free agent on October 4, 2006.